Staff Messenger ShoutPoint in Infinite Campus

To create a Staff Message in Infinite Campus, on the Index go to Messenger > Staff Messenger.

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If using a template find the template, otherwise proceed to create the message. Once created, the message can be saved.

Change the Message Type: to Priority Notification in the drop down. For the Deliver To: set to All Staff of School if it is a school sending the message.  If it is not, set to Ad Hoc Filter for specific recipients in an already created Ad Hoc Filter.

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Find the Ad Hoc Filter of the recipients who should receive the message.  If needed, more than one can be selected.

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Select the Deliver Devices. Choose all devices as recipients. The user account Demographic Tab will define how they will receive the message.

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Create the Message.

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If necessary, Record a Message, or upload a recorded message or an email attachment.

Next, create the Text Message. Feel free to copy and paste from the email window.

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Set the Delivery Date and Time for the delivery of the message. Additionally set the Dial Window if there is a voice message. The until time can be an hour after the Dial Window. Note: It will happen much quicker than that.

Click on Preview/Send.

The Preview Message window will come up showing the number of recipients.  If correct, click on Send Message.

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